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Why is smiling good for your health?

Why is smiling good for your health?

Endorphins: If you are smiling i hope you are happy.When you are ;your brain releases chemicals (good ones) that improve almost all aspects of health.Factoid: fewer muscles to smile than frown;keep smiling. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Healthy Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Talk to your caregiver about how to round out your diet and address any nutritional shortcomings -- particularly if you're a vegetarian, are lactose intolerant, or follow a special diet for any other reason. Vegetarians, in particular, need to make a special effort to get all of the essential amino acids their babies need in ...Read more


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Is there a health benefit to smiling?

Is there a health benefit to smiling?

Possibly: Smiling alone may not be enough, but there is evidence to suggest that people who are happy do better with certain kinds of illnesses. Interestingly, crabby people also have survival advantages in some disorders. Why this might be so remains an area of interest to clinicians and researchers. ...Read more

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Cooking Healthy Recipes (Checklist)

Find a decent, easy-to-follow cookbook with healthy recipes
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Ask friends or family members for their favorite recipes
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Select favorite recipes and tweak them as you see fit
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Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

It depends: Yes healthy people smile more than sick people. Take the average person, they will smile more on a usual day when they are well than on an average day when they are sick. However, some people with very serious illness can look on the bright side and say I am glad to still be alive and able to do or see whatever they look forward too. My daughter's wedding or someting else. ...Read more

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Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Is smiling the result of feeling good and being healthy, or can you really smile when you are sick and ill and not feeling well?

Both: Smiling is a sign of feeling well, but when you are ill you can make yourself smile or laugh and that can make you fell better. For example if you have the flu you can tell yourself jokes and feel better. You can say it is the flu, more than a cold, but better than other ilnesses. ...Read more

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Being a Healthy Woman (Checklist)

Get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (three shots) before age 27
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Get blood test for HIV / AIDS up to age 65 or if high risk
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Get DTaP (whooping cough) vaccine once, plus tetanus shots every 10 years
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Get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot if you haven't already
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What treatments will you follow for healthy smiling and prevent my teeth ?

What treatments will you follow for healthy smiling and prevent my teeth ?

Healthy smile: Thorough brushing, flossing 2x/day, eating a low sugar diet avoiding those delicious gummy type candies as well as sticky cakes and confections, etc. Do eat raw vegetables which have a kind of cleansing action and high in essential nutrients. ...Read more

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Can you get dimples by smiling?

Can you get dimples by smiling?

Not really: You can get smile or laugh lines but not dimples which are genetic loss of muscles. ...Read more

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Staying Healthy while Traveling (Checklist)

If flying, reset sleeping time to destination when boarding plane
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Keep up exercise
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Can smiling too much be a bad thing?

Can smiling too much be a bad thing?

Smile: Sometimes. There are insicere smiles, mocking smiles and sardonic smiles. Even tetanus produces a smile that is bad. Generally it is nice to smile though if it is sincere. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of smiling often?

Smilling helps: Because it helps you gthink positively. You feel whatever you are going through is not so bad. If are already happy, smiling can make you more confident about being happy. ...Read more

Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
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Don't drink soda
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Eat small portions
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Minimize starches and sugars
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Can smiling actually help you live longer?

Can smiling actually help you live longer?

The How of Happiness: Book reported 180 women entering the school sisters of notre dame as nuns in 1932 wrote autobiographical sketches. The amount of positive feeling expressed in the narratives predicted longevity. 90% of the most cheerful were alive at age 85 versus 34% of the least cheerful. Similarly, 54% of the most cheerful quarter were alive at age 94, as opposed to 11% of the least cheerful. ...Read more

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Can smiling a lot actually change your mood?

Can smiling a lot actually change your mood?

Absolutely!!: It causes people around you to be in a better mood and so your mood improves too. Smile it is infectious! ...Read more

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Living Healthy with Pets (Checklist)

Keep scheduled appointments with the veterinarian
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Maintain all shots and medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
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Is it possible to cure an illness by smiling?

Is it possible to cure an illness by smiling?

Read below: Maybe cure it, but this is a complex research topic in psycho-imunology. More immediately smiling gives you a better oultlook on your illness and it does not seem so bad. ...Read more

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How does smiling often make a person's life better?

How does smiling often make a person's life better?

Many ways: Need to get the psychologists/psychiatrists in on this. Smiling projects a positive and friendly attitude. This becomes contagious. Before you know it, you have everyone feeling better. Positive reinforcement this is. How many times do you see a baby smiling and find yourself smiling back, and maybe talking baby talk. You just feel better. I do believe there is also a chemical change which occurs. ...Read more

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Is it true that smiling can actually make you feel better?

Is it true that smiling can actually make you feel better?

Yes, it can: For a more general discussion about you can change how you feel and think about yourself by changing your body posture/body language, watch this ted talk by amy cuddy, social psychologist: "your body language shapes who you are." here is link: http://bit.Ly/vjrpru. ...Read more

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Is it true that smiling can actually make you feel better? ?

Smiling chances your: Attitude, or outlook, when you have a positive outlook for feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


Dr. John Landi
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Healthy Smile (Definition)

A healthy smile is one in which the teeth, supporting gum/bone tissues, and facial drape, are free from infection or damage, are stable, functional, and esthetic. If your smile does not meet these criteria please see a competent General Dentist for treatment and/or referral to the appropriate dental specialists. Seek quality ...Read more